The workshop will introduce count data, understanding assumptions, assessing fit of the model and interpreting model parameters and associated statistics. We will cover modern approaches to analyzing count data including Poisson regression, Negative Binomial regression, Generalized Poisson model, Zero-inflated and Zero Truncated Poisson and Negative Binomial models. The workshop is intended for practicing researchers who wishes to analyze count data. The course will be mostly non-technical with lecture and some hands-on analysis. The lecture analyses will be demonstrated using STATA software.
Participants: Maximum 20 participants.
The course is open for practicing researcher who wishes to model count data with following backgrounds biostatistics or statistics, epidemiology, medicine, dental and public health. Prerequisite for this workshop is general competency in understanding of multivariable linear regression and logistic regression models.
Application: You can apply by sending an email to the below mentioned email ID followed by the payment of fees -
Course Fee: Rs. 5000/- per participant (excludes travel and incidentals)
Date: Tuesday, June 7, 2016 (One day)
Venue: Biorepository conference hall, St. John’s Research Institute, Bangalore - 560034
Dr. Shankar Viswanathan, DrPH, MSc
Assistant Professor, Division of Biostatistics
Department of Epidemiology and Population Health
Albert Einstein College of Medicine,
Bronx, New York, USA
Dr. Tinku Thomas PhD
Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
St. John’s Research Institute
Bangalore – 560034
For registration form and further details, please see the attachment below.